NordicBet Closes Doors to Players Outside of Nordic Countries
On Wednesday, NordicBet sent an email to players outside of Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland, and the Faroe Islands, announcing that they will no longer be able to access the site starting on Jan. 2.
Players who are about to lose access may create an account on Betsson, where their funds will be transferred. They will then have until Feb. 2 to withdraw their money.
The following is the email sent to players in affected countries, according to 4flush.com:
"As from the 2nd of January 2014, NordicBet will offer its sport and gaming services only to customers located in Sweden, Finland, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Faroe Islands and will discontinue the gambling& gaming services for the rest of world countries.
Players not located in the Nordic Countries won’t be able to play on the nordicbet.com site from 02/01/2014 onwards. However, these players will STILL be able to WITHDRAW their Poker, Casino & Bingo funds from their accounts at all times until 02/02/2014.
If you have POKER funds, please bear in mind that on the 30th of December your Poker funds will automatically be transferred to your Sportbook account and your Poker account will be closed.
Regarding the Sportbook funds, players will be able to withdraw their funds 30 days after their last bet has been settled."
NordicBet offers bingo, casino games, sports betting, and the Microgaming Poker Network skin.
Photo courtesy of Nordic Bet.